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Michael C. King Obituary
Michael C. King, 65 Of Claymont, DE Michael C. King, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Christiana Hospital. Born in Los Angeles, CA, on February 7, 1946, Michael was the son of the late Maxine T. and Robert F. King. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force, before returning to civilian life and a career as a professional Electrician. He worked for Delmarva Power for over 30 years, retiring as a Supervisor, and would later accept a position with Area Electric in Elkton, MD. Recently, he returned to Delmarva Power as a contracting consultant. Known for his strong commitment to a job well done, Michael was one of those rare individuals who truly enjoyed working and creating a dynamic, supportive work environment for all his colleagues. Michael was an avid sports fan and looked forward to playing golf and fishing in his leisure hours. An inspiring free spirit and friend of Bill W., he spent his life making good, lasting friends wherever he went. He delighted most of all in spending time with his beloved wife, children, grandchildren, niece and nephews, all of whom he deeply cherished. Survivors: His wife of 7 years Diane L. (Simmons) King; sons Michael P. King and Joseph R. King both of DE; step-children Christine M. Wychick of DE and John S. Wychick of PA; sisters Elizabeth Sharpe (Chris) of SC and Ruth Ann Otter of MD; 4 grandchildren Micky, Ashley, Sam and Miranda; 4 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. Funeral Service 12 Noon on Sunday, April 17, 2011, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE Visitation will begin at 10 AM. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation, Lockbox #1352, P.O. Box 8500, Philadelphia, PA 19178-1352. To sign guest book, visit Arr: Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory, 302-328-2213

Published in Delaware County Daily Times on Apr. 16, 2011
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